How to Live Morgage Free with Sarah Beeny

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Do you dream of living Mortgage Free?

This new six part series presented by Sarah Beeny features inspiring people across the country who are managing to design their way out of debt by building incredible homes that allow them to live freed from the burden of debt. Along with designer Max McMurdo and award winning architect Damion Burrows each programme features Sarah meeting ingenious people using clever and affordable ways to build their dream homes without owing a penny.

With us Brits owing a staggering £1.3 trillion in mortgages with the average loan now over £150,000 and lasting up to 35 years, more and more people are coming up with ingenious ways to beat the banks.

Across this series packed full of insightful tips and tricks, we will meet remarkable individuals, couples and families already living the mortgage free dream and will reveal to you their secrets on how you too could do the same.

02 – 08 April: Episode 6

In Shropshire we meet a young couple who became mortgage free by building a second house on their drive way which they sold to clear their debts and buy their dream home.

Episode 5

We follow the story of inventor Rick Hunt, who hopes to build a futuristic, wheelchair-friendly home for his wife and two children in a double decker bus for just twenty thousand pounds.

Episode 4

In Edinburgh, we meet the couple aiming to beat the bank by clearing their mortgage to live debt-free by building a block of flats as part of a collective.

Episode 3

Sarah learns how the owner of a beautiful lakeside property just outside London, will soon become mortgage free having built her home on land where others were unable to get planning permission.

Episode 2

Sarah meets the creator of an affordable three bedroom prefab home that can be assembled within a week. We also meet a couple who saved up to 50% of their build costs by creating their two bed home inside shipping containers.

Episode 1

Sarah meets Annie from Lincolnshire who at the age of 27 saw the potential in an unused industrial brown field site which she snapped up for just 25,000. Just two years later she’s now the proud owner of a house worth over a quarter of a million pounds.